GK Current Affairs Quiz Questions and Answers – 5th August 2016

5th August 2016 Current Affairs General Knowledge questions and answers for exam preparation and Interview.

Questions:

  1. The goods and services tax (GST) bill states that the centre may levy an additional tax of up to ________ percent on the supply of goods in the course
  2. A.1
    B.0.8
    C.2
    D.1.7

  3. Shipping Corporation of India has signed an MoU with which Ministry for Financial Year 2016-2017
  4. A.Shipping
    B. Science and Technology
    C.Communication
    D. Oil and Petroleum

  5. Which stock exchange signed an agreement with IIT-K for collaboration in areas including cyber security in August 2016
  6. A.Kolkata Stock Exchange
    B. NSE
    C. BSE
    D. Madras Stock Exchange

  7. Reserve Bank has recently imposed penalty on two cooperative banks in which state under the Banking Regulation Act, 1949
  8. A.Andhra Pradesh
    B.Chhattisgarh
    C. Haryana
    D.Madhya Pradesh

  9. The Olympic Games Tokyo 2020 will add how many brand new games in its contest as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) approved
  10. A.3
    B.2
    C.5
    D.7

  11. Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi has named ________________ as prime minister after parliament ousted Habib Essid in a vote of no-confidence
  12. A.Khemaies Jhinaoui
    B. Karim Skik
    C.Youssef Chahed
    D.Said Aidi

  13. Engineering major Siemens Ltd has received an order worth approximately Rs 217 crore for Power Grid Company of which country
  14. A.Nepal
    B. China
    C.Sri Lanka
    D.Bangladesh

  15. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje laid the foundation of 14 projects worth Rs 2,229 Crore and said the city of Jaipur will be a _____________ in next two years
  16. A.Super city
    B.Good city
    C. Great city
    D.Wonder city

  17. Dr Reddy's announced that it has successfully completed the acquisition of eight Abbreviated New Drug Applications (ANDAs) in the US from which Israeli multinational pharmaceutical company
  18. A.Galmed Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    B.Kitov Pharmaceuticals Holdings Ltd.
    C.Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries
    D.Foamix Pharmaceuticals Ltd.

  19. South Korea has overtaken China as the largest exporter of which products to India in 2016-2017
  20. A.Steel
    B. Ceramic
    C.Aluminium
    D. Jute

  21. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor has launched ___________portal to check illegal money collection
  22. A.IllegalMoney
    B.ChechMon
    C. Sache
    D.Cache

  23. The first technology meet under the Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for Which states
  24. A.South States
    B.North States
    C.West States
    D. Northeast States

  25. The country's largest lender State Bank of India to become a single entity by ___________ year, with its subsidiaries
  26. A.2016
    B. 2017
    C. 2018
    D.2019

  27. Who became the first Indian woman member Of International Olympic Committee
  28. A.Arundhati Bhattacharya
    B. Chanda Kochhar
    C.Nita Ambani
    D.None of the above

  29. Digital signature service has been launched on Aadhaar platform. What is it called
  30. A.eSign Desk
    B.OnlineSign Desk
    C.DigiSign Desk
    D.None of the above

  31. Rajya Sabha to introduce the goods and services tax (GST) on 3 August 2016 .This Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha on which year
  32. A.1947
    B. 1968
    C.2005
    D.2014

  33. Who will be the head of committee for study the state of household finance in India to evaluate future demand for financial products
  34. A.Deb Kusum Das
    B.Lokendra Sharan Kumawat
    C. Tarun Ramadorai
    D. Sonia Goel

  35. SolarCity Corp is being acquired by which corporate major
  36. A.Tesla Motors
    B. General Motors
    C. Hyundai
    D. Mercedes

  37. India has signed the new Air Services Agreement (ASA) with which country by Union Government
  38. A.Germany
    B.Denmark
    C. Laos
    D.Saudi Arabia

  39. Which of the following article was referred by Delhi High Court to hold that Lt. Governor is the administrative head of the National Capital Territory
  40. A.Article 239 & 239A
    B. Article 239
    C. Article 242
    D. Article 309

  41. Which government accepted a UN proposed peace agreement to end civil war
  42. A.Syria
    B.Colombia
    C.Yemen
    D.Qatar

  43. Who has been chosen for the 23rd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhavana Award
  44. A.Muzaffar Ali
    B.Amjad Ali Khan
    C.Shubha Mudgal
    D. D. R. Mehta

  45. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved upgradation of _______________ existing Government Medical Colleges/Institutes (GMCIs) under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY)
  46. A.10
    B. 7
    C.13
    D.25

  47. Union Cabinet has approved the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Bill 2016 which provides ______________ penalties in case of traffic violations
  48. A.Hefty
    B. Light
    C.Moderate
    D.Very Hefty

  49. Who has been appointed as the the General Manager of Integral Coach Factory (ICF)
  50. A.Syed Nurul Islam
    B. Sunil Mishra
    C.Sudhanshu Mani
    D.Om Prakash

Answers:
  1. A.1
  2. A.Shipping
  3. C. BSE
  4. B.Chhattisgarh
  5. C.5
  6. C.Youssef Chahed
  7. D.Bangladesh
  8. D.Wonder city
  9. C.Teva Pharmaceuticals Industries
  10. A.Steel
  11. C. Sache
  12. D. Northeast States
  13. B. 2017
  14. C.Nita Ambani
  15. A.eSign Desk
  16. D.2014
  17. C. Tarun Ramadorai
  18. A.Tesla Motors
  19. C. Laos
  20. A.Article 239 & 239A
  21. C.Yemen
  22. C.Shubha Mudgal
  23. C.13
  24. D.Very Hefty
  25. C.Sudhanshu Mani

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